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  1. Mine waste blamed for 400 cancer cases

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a report by the Yangcheng Evening News. Carcinogenic heavy metals in the waste - including cadmium, arsenic and lead - would be washed into the Hengshi River whenever it rained and poison crops ...

  2. liberal studies

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when the verb has an active meaning. Below is an example from the passage. Containing poisonous heavy metals like lead, cadmium and mercury, many old TV sets discarded by wealthy cities end up ... like lead, cadmium and mercury.) Combine the following sentences as shown in the example. E.g The children is observing how their teacher conducts the experiment. The children are amazed. ...

  3. Tests reveal toxic delta vegetables

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Cheung Chi-fai High lead, cadmium levels in food Serious heavy-metal contamination has been found in vegetables from the Pearl River Delta and in the soil they grow in, ... to consumers. Lead levels in leaf samples tested were 37.5 per cent above acceptable limits and cadmium levels were 18.1 per cent too high. In samples of root vegetables, the level of lead was 26.3 per ...

  4. Mercury warning issued for sushi

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... excessive cadmium, a chemical that could cause cancer. The safety level is 2ppm, while concentration of cadmium in the scallops sample was 3ppm. The centre tested about 65,000 food samples last year ...

  5. 34 food samples fail safety tests

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... infections. Two products at supermarkets were also contaminated: a Romaine heart sample at Jusco in Tai Po had 0.14 parts per million of the heavy metal cadmium, and chilled Indian prawn meat ...

  6. Arrests over river contamination

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reportedly discharging toxic cadmium and arsenic waste into waterways. Among the patients was Sanzhou township farmer Xiang Daodang, whose skin began to itch when he helped a friend pick cotton last ...

  7. 80 tonnes of batteries for recycling

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... so next year we may not be able to produce so much recycling material, although we expect around 35 tonnes.' Metals including nickel and cadmium in batteries could be reused to produce ...

  8. What's your poison?

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Karen Pittar, Tara Jenkins

    ... but only in small amounts. The heavy metals we hear most negative stories about - mercury, lead, arsenic and cadmium - are not found naturally in the body and can definitely be poisonous even at low concentrations. Cadmium, for instance, can be found in cigarettes and some long-life batteries. Long-term exposure to cadmium can cause lung and kidney problems. Lead residues can be found ...

  9. Guangdong to carry out more tests on toxic soil

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... with water?' Professor Yang said. He also warned that heavy metals including lead, cadmium, copper, zinc and chromium could be found in some vegetables exported to Hong Kong, because suppliers might ...

  10. New era in broadcasting

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in 2012. Containing poisonous heavy metals like lead, cadmium and mercury, many old TV sets discarded by wealthy cities end up in the scrap yards in Third World countries swarming with child ...




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